Attersoll, William a clergyman of the Church of England, rector of East Hoadley, was ejected for non-conformity in 1662, and was subsequently minister at Isfield, Sussex. His writings include A Commentary on the Epistle to Philemon (London, 1612 and 1633, fol.): — A Commentary on the History of Balaam and Balac (4to): — A Commentarie upon the Fourth Book of Moses, called Numbers (London, 1618; and in Dutch, at Amsterdam, in 1667): — The Trumpet of God (London): — De Sacramentis (4to): — Catechismus. The work on the sacraments was printed in English in 1614, under the title The New Covenant. He also wrote Three Treatises, on Lu 12:1; Lu 13:1; Jon 3:4. — Landon, Ecclesiastical Dictionary, 1, 610; Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, 1, 81.